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Fifth Firefox 4 beta enables Direct2D by default
— 5:12 PM on September 7, 2010

The final release of Firefox 4.0 is drawing closer and closer. Earlier today, Mozilla outed its fifth beta version of the browser, which enables...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Chrome 6.0 arrives in completed form
— 4:24 PM on September 3, 2010

Google announced yesterday that its latest Chrome release, version 6.0, is now available. Hard to believe only two years have passed since Google

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Gmail can now prioritize your inbox
— 9:58 AM on August 31, 2010

According to the official Gmail blog, Google is in the process of introducing a powerful new tool to deal with the deluge of e-mail...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Google Chrome to gain GPU acceleration
— 4:27 PM on August 30, 2010

Death, taxes and Google adding features to their Chrome browser—it's nice to know there are still a few certainties in life. According to this post...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Internet Software

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Likely IE9 screenshot shows sleek new user interface
— 6:00 AM on August 26, 2010

We got our first glimpses of the Firefox 4 interface months before the first beta even came out, but Internet Explorer 9 has remained comparatively...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Yahoo flips the switch, transitions to Bing search
— 9:25 AM on August 25, 2010

Just like that, the universe of web search engines has collapsed into itself a little more. Yahoo announced on its official Search Blog yesterday...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Updated: Gmail gets phone calling functionality
— 6:00 AM on August 25, 2010

If there's any truth to the latest story over at CNet News, you might be able to make phone calls directly from Gmail before too...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Firefox 4.0 beta 4 brings Direct2D acceleration
— 5:19 PM on August 24, 2010

A new beta release of Firefox 4.0 has hit the web, and this one is a biggie. Alongside browser sync and a cool new...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Intel to buy McAfee for $7.68 billion
— 10:37 AM on August 19, 2010

I must say I had to do a double-take on this one. Earlier today, Intel announced it has entered a "definitive agreement" to purchase...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Software

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Chrome 6 beta has cleaned-up UI, Autofill
— 5:05 PM on August 11, 2010

Google is still pursuing its aggressive release schedule for Chrome, cranking out major new versions faster than you can say, "Hey, shouldn't this be a...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Google gives up on Wave
— 6:00 AM on August 5, 2010

Ever tried Google Wave? Part Gmail spinoff, part online collaboration tool, the utility seemed to have potential—at least once you figured out how to use...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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First IE9 beta to come in September
— 9:33 AM on July 30, 2010

Those Internet Explorer 9 platform previews are all well and good, but they're hardly usable for day-to-day browsing—you know, what with the missing user...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Microsoft researchers rethink password requirements
— 2:45 PM on July 20, 2010

Picking a solid password and remembering it can be a challenge for anyone—even alleged Russian spies, as it turns out. According to Technology Review,...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Westmere accelerates new TrueCrypt release
— 11:17 AM on July 20, 2010

TrueCrypt is about as good as free encryption software gets. I've yet to see a better alternative for those looking to secure the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Software

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Public beta available for Windows 7 Service Pack 1
— 3:19 PM on July 12, 2010

Microsoft has unleashed public betas of the first service packs for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. Both betas are now available...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems

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Adobe: 3D coming to Flash Player
— 10:03 AM on July 12, 2010

As HTML5 video starts to look like an increasingly viable alternative to Flash, Adobe is already thinking ahead—to other perks that can keep Flash in...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Software

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First Firefox 4 beta arrives with tabs on top
— 6:00 AM on July 7, 2010

Between Chrome, Opera, and this latest pre-release version of Firefox, web browsers are starting to look more alike than ever. Mozilla put up the...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Internet Explorer sees renewed usage share growth
— 9:36 AM on July 2, 2010

Eventually, Microsoft's renewed efforts to curb Internet Explorer's decline in popularity ought pay off. In fact, they may already be. IE marketing chief Ryan Gavin...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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